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Visions, Aims and Values

Our Vision

To be an excellent school with uncompromising aspirations for every child in our care, empowering all pupils to embrace learning, achieve their personal best and build their emotional and physical well-being so that they grow up to lead successful, rewarding lives.  


Our Aims

  • To provide a caring and safe environment where every child is valued and respected.  

  • To have the highest expectations so that each child works to the best of their ability, reaches their true potential, develops their own unique talents and believes that there is no limit to what they can achieve.  

  • To develop tolerant and caring individuals who are kind to themselves and others.  

  • To build character and integrity so that all pupils can make sound moral choices and judgements. 

  • To equip all pupils with the skills necessary to lead emotionally and physically healthy lives. 

  • To develop resilient individuals who are creative problem solvers unafraid to take risks and learn from their mistakes. 

  • To develop independent, motivated learners who possess a lifelong love of learning inspired by an enriched curriculum that has broadened their horizons. 

  • To include parent/ carers as active participants in their children’s education and progress. 


Our Core Values​  (The Dovecotes Way)

  • Be Ambitious
    Aspire to be the best you can be. 
    ‘If you can dream it, you can do it.’ ~ Walt Disney 

  • Be Kind
    Show empathy towards yourself, others and the environment.  
    ‘You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness.’ ~ Anne Frank

  • Be Honest
    Show you are trustworthy and reliable members of our school family. 
    ‘Honesty is always the best policy.’ ~ George Washington

  • Be Brave
    Have the confidence to take risks and find the resilience to bounce back when things go wrong. 
    ‘Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.’ ~ Nelson Mandela

  • Be Creative
    Use your imagination to solve problems and express yourself.  
    ‘Imagination will take you everywhere.’ ~ Albert Einstein

  • Be Healthy
    Look after both your physical and mental health. 
    ‘A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health.’ ~ Kate Middleton

  • Be YOU 
    ​Spread your wings, learn new things, fly as high as you can.

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